Exam 3

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  1. The gospel that is oriented toward a Jewish audience and that portrays Jesus as the "new Moses" is

    A) John
    B) Matthew
    C) Mark
    D) Luke
    B) Matthew
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. "I am the Light of the World" is a statement found in what non synoptic gospel?

    A) Luke
    B) John
    C) John
    D) Mark
    C) John
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Many fine portraits of women are found in what gospel, that emphasizes compassion and also contains the story of the Good Samaritan?

    A) Mark
    B) Luke
    C) John
    D) Matthew
    B) Luke
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Jesus said that all important religious laws could be summed up in the

    A) Ten Commandments
    B) John
    C) Teachings of the Pharisees
    D) Two Great Commandments
    D) Two Great Commandments
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. In Jesus' time, what power controlled Israel?

    A) Greece
    B) Egypt
    C) Rome
    D) Persia
    C) Rome
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which of these books is found in the New Testament?

    A) Hebrews
    B) Samuel
    C) Genesis
    D) Psalms
    A) Hebrews
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The Jewish monastic community that may have strongly influenced John the Baptist and Jesus was the

    A) Pharisees
    B) Jewish patriots
    C) Essenes
    D) Sadducees
    C) Essenes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. An essential part of the teaching of Jesus was
    Love one another
  9. When the early Christian belief spread outside Israel, it was spread particularly by what missionary?
  10. In 1054, what happened between the Easter Church and the Western Church?
    They Split Apart
  11. The Christian bishop of North Africa who wrote his Confessions and influenced much later Christianity was
  12. Perhaps the most important ritual of Christianity is a sign of entry into the church, or
  13. The color that symbolizes sorrow for sin and repentance and is used during Lent is
  14. A letter to an early Christian community is called
    An Epistle
  15. Regarding traditional practices, Jesus seems to have thought that
    human happiness was an important goal
  16. The major christian rituals, such as baptism and the Lord's Supper, are often called
  17. Christianity added its books to those of the Hebrew Bible; distinctively Christian books are called
    The New Testament
  18. What movement, growing after 500 c.e. in Europe, helped spread Christianity widely throughout Europe?
  19. The Gothic cathedrals were build primarily during the
    Middle Ages
  20. Which of the following saints has been removed recently from the Church year calendar because of the lack of evidence for his existence?
    St. Valentine
  21. The Protestant Reformation was started
    Martin Luther
  22. The founder of the Church of England was
    Henry VIII
  23. The branch of Christianity that is significant in Russia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania is called
    Eastern Orthodox
  24. The central sacrament of the Roman Catholic Church is called
    the Mass
  25. The bishop who is the most important bishop in the Eastern Orthodox Church is the patriarch of
  26. In 313 the emperor Constantine published an Edict of Toleration, which alloed
    Christians to worship publicly
  27. Christianity first spread in
    the Mediterranean region
  28. Lent is
    a period of preparation for Easter
  29. The history of the early Christian Church is found in what biblical book?
  30. What is the oldest branch of the Protestant Reformation
  31. The branch of Protestantism that especially has stressed the religious value of work and discipline is
  32. The authorized set of biblical books is called the canon which comes from the greek term meaning
    measuring rod
  33. The person whose rule for monkey helped organize and spread Western monasticism was
  34. The term a.d. means
    Anno Domini
  35. The view that the end of the world is near is called
  36. The Greek term meaning Christos is
    a term meaning belonging to Christ
  37. Christianity grew out of
  38. Jesus died at the time of this religious festival:
  39. Literally, gospel mean
    good news
  40. Jesus opposed divorce because
    divorce left a woman unable to support herself
  41. The primary language that Jesus spoke was
  42. The early Christian group that was primarily Jewish in background had its headquarters in
  43. One of the major areas of debate among early Christians was about
    whether or not they had to keep Jewish laws
  44. The oldest of the gospels in generally thought to be
  45. Literally, synoptic means
    together see/same eye
  46. The Gospel of John shows many similarities with
    The Dead Sea Scrolls
  47. In Jesus' day, a Samaritan was
    a member of a despised outsider group
  48. The book of Acts is really the second part of this gospel
  49. Orthodoxy literally means
    Right belief
  50. The person who provided rules for how Eastern Crhistian monks live was
  51. The medieval nun who wrote mystical songs was
    Hildegard of Bingen
  52. The religious order that has especially focused on teaching and scholarship is
  53. The first major Church council was held in 325 C.e. at
  54. The Archbishop who helped turn the Political Reformation in England into a Religious Reformation was
    Thomas Cranmer
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Exam 3
2016-05-11 16:34:36
Introduction to Religion
Christianity and Religion
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